Gift Shop

San Damiano Retreat has one of the best religious gift shops in the Diocese of Oakland and beyond. Our books, cards, and religious articles have helped nurture the lives and faith of our visitors and retreatants for decades.

Gift shop specialties include books written by our renowned and nationally known presenters, Franciscan spiritual and historical resources, and, a variety of holy cards, rosaries, and medals. There are greeting cards and gifts for those receiving Sacraments, books on spirituality, meditation, prayer, and the Saints. The gift shop manager, Richard Taft, is helpful and knowledgeable. Please see the gift shop hours below.

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM MONDAY through SATURDAY and 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM SUNDAY. We close daily for lunch from 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM. Phone: 925-837-9141. Email:


Richard helps a customer in the gift shop


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